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Cloning and functional analysis of a cDNA encoding Ginkgo biloba farnesyl diphosphate synthase.

@article{Wang2004CloningAF,
  title={Cloning and functional analysis of a cDNA encoding Ginkgo biloba farnesyl diphosphate synthase.},
  author={P. Wang and Zhihua Liao and L. Guo and Wenchao Li and M. Chen and Y. Pi and Yifu Gong and X. Sun and K. Tang},
  journal={Molecules and cells},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          150-6
        }
}
  • P. Wang, Zhihua Liao, +6 authors K. Tang
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Molecules and cells
  • Farnesyl diphosphate synthase (FPS; EC2.5.1.1/EC2. 5.1.10) catalyzes the synthesis of farnesyl diphosphate, and provides precursor for biosynthesis of sesquiterpene and isoprenoids containing more than 15 isoprene units in Ginkgo biloba. Here we report the cloning, characterization and functional analysis of a new cDNA encoding FPS from G. biloba. The full-length cDNA (designated GbFPS) had 1731 bp with an open reading frame of 1170 bp encoding a polypeptide of 390 amino acids. The deduced… CONTINUE READING
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